Box acceptable use responsibilities

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Box cloud storage will be retired at Indiana University in spring 2021. Migration of IU's Box data began in June 2020. For details about cloud storage options at IU, see Storage @ IU.

After your files are migrated from Box, the Box versions become read-only. Migrations will be finished by March 2021, and access to Box will be terminated in May 2021.

The IU Box service is designed to provide you with better and more secure methods of fostering collaboration. You must agree to follow these acceptable usage standards and must accept responsibility to preserve the security and confidentiality of information that you store, post, share, or access before an account in IU's enterprise Box service is provisioned for you.

Usage responsibilities

Box at Indiana University is not appropriate for storing or sharing most types of institutional data classified as Critical. However, with certain additional security measures you may be able to use IU Box with some data that contain protected health information (PHI) regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). For more, see Types of data appropriate for IU Box accounts.

You agree to:


Failure to comply with IU information and IT policies may result in sanctions relating to the individual's use of IT resources (such as suspension or termination of access, or removal of online material); to the individual's employment (up to and including immediate termination of employment); to the individual's studies within the university (such as student discipline in accordance with applicable university policy); civil or criminal liability; or any combination of these. See Management of Institutional Data policy (DM-01).


Use of the IU Box service indicates acceptance of the Box Terms of Service. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this agreement, do not under any circumstances access or use the Box service.

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